In the Des Moines Register Nov. 21 was a Front Page Article Spreading the Lies that Allah is the Same as the God of the Bible

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(Deuteronomy 8:28)

In the Des Moines Register on Sunday, November 21st was a front-page article spreading the lies about how Allah is the same as the God of the Bible. Said one “Christian” teacher: “I admire their devotion to their God, and I believe it’s the same God as mine.” Satan does indeed use the media effectively. What a real-world example of the islamification of this nation… in the heartland!

Islam is alive and well…in the United States. While most people are busy living their lives, working, going to school, raising their families, they are oblivious to and apathetic about one of the great threats this nation has ever encountered….ISLAM. Islam is NOT just another religion, but it is a 1400-year-old satanically inspired lie with a documented history since day one of terror, war, domination, and death!

Over the past 11 years of Liveprayer, I have sounded the trumpet of warning about this false religion, founded by a man named Mohammed who was a recorded pedophile and murderer. There is nothing peaceful about Islam, since the ultimate goal is to convert or kill all infidels to their lies and turn every nation on the globe into an Islamic nation. My friend, that includes the United States!

I remember 11 years ago warning people about the goals of the homosexual community to force society to accept this unnatural and unhealthy choice of perverted sex between a man and a woman. They did this by
intimidating into silence anyone who dared challenge them, by indoctrinating children from birth that homosexuality is perfectly normal and acceptable, and they did this through unrelenting political activity. THEY SUCCEEDED, and now Islam is using the same playbook the homosexual community used so successfully.

The reason such perversion is now accepted by our society and the reason Islam is taking hold so quickly is because most people are not paying attention or are simply apathetic. Another huge reason however, is the church! For the last 40 years, most churches in the main denominations have compromised the Truth of the Bible and neutered themselves. You have had a rise in the watered-down, feel good, seeker/purpose driven/emerging church marketing strategies that aren’t designed to fill churches with converts but warm bodies.

Because the church, the watchdog of the soul of our nation, for the most part has been silent, sexual perversions like homosexuality, gambling, lies from hell like Islam and other cults, false religions, and new age philosophies have flourished. Instead of influencing the nation to turn from sin, the nation has influenced the church to fall into sin. This nation is spiritually bankrupt and rotting from within because the salt and light of God’s Word has been removed from the marketplace.

Who else has the authority to speak out against sin, against a lie like Islam, except the church??? Sadly, you find more churches today holding hands with Muslims, not with any intention of trying to convert them, no, that would be OFFENSIVE. No, the church today is so Biblically illiterate most who call themselves Christians think the imaginary god of Islam, “allah,” is the same as the God of the Bible, and that somehow Muslims will be in Heaven. DON’T PEOPLE READ…OR BELIEVE THE BIBLE???

I love you and care about you so much. The answer is simple. The church MUST rise up if the soul of this nation is to be salvaged. God’s wrath and judgment upon this land is imminent. I wrote years ago that God often uses human instruments to bring forth His judgment. For example, He used the Babylonians to exercise his judgment on the children of Israel. I see a very real and likely scenario where God could use Islam to pour out his wrath and punishment on this nation.

I know most people think I am paranoid in talking about Islam. They thought that I was paranoid when I warned people many years ago that unless the church stood up, men would be legally marrying men and women would be legally marrying women in this nation. People thought I was paranoid when I said it would only be a matter of time before the government decided what content was acceptable on the internet. Did you see the news over the weekend that Homeland Security shut down 75 websites? Where will they stop in deciding what website are acceptable and what websites are not?

Did you see another MUSLIM tried to kill thousands of innocent souls in Portland on Friday? How many MUSLIMS have we been lucky enough to stop from committing acts of terror over the past 9 years? It is only a matter of time before our luck runs out. Did you see CAIR wants Muslim women to be able to pat themselves down at the TSA screening area in airports? The state of Oklahoma actually has passed a law to keep Sharia Law from ever being used in that state. Obviously, they must be concerned about seeing Islamic law used in this nation’s courts.

My friend, there is only one hope and one answer, and that is for this nation to turn back to God and His Truth. NOTHING ELSE WILL WORK. If we don’t, God’s judgment will be poured out on this land, and I see very clearly how He could use the false relgion of Islam to punish this nation for turning its’ back on the Almighty, bowing down and worshipping the fasle god and idols of this world, and inviting every kind of sin imaginable into the land.

I NEED YOUR HELP TODAY! PLEASE PRAY ABOUT SENDING A GIFT TO LIVEPRAYER TODAY!

***As we head into the last few days of the month, we still need $20,000 to cover the balance of this months operational budget. Also, we have received 8 of the 100 $5,000 units we need to meet the start-up costs of the new “9-11 Christian Center at Ground Zero.” Please pray today about making a special gift to help me cover our November budget, and for those God has blessed, pray about taking one or more of these last 92 units for this project that is not only going to see many souls won to Christ, but help turn this nation back to God and His Truth! Don’t forget, for every $5k unit, we will have a special plaque in the lobby of our new center at ground zero with engraved leaves dedicated to the one you love and care about.

To make a special gift to Liveprayer or the 9-11 Christian Center at Ground Zero, you can send your gift to Liveprayer on your major credit card at our website http://www.liveprayer.com under the “Donation” button, or you can give from your PayPal account by using my email address, bkeller@liveprayer.com , or you can mail it to: Liveprayer, 6660 46th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33709. One the credit card or PayPal form after your name simply mark (9-11). Also, in the notes section of your check mark (9-11). This will insure all of the gifts towards this special projects go to that cause. All gifts to Liveprayer are 100% tax deductible.

—>I really need several people who have the ability to help me today. If you can overnight or wire to our bank $5,000 or more, please contact me for the instructions at: bkeller@liveprayer.com

In His love and service,
Your friend and brother in Christ,
Bill Keller

(C)opryright 2010, Live Prayer Church, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Some Days it is Easy to Dismiss What You Read in the Devotional

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(Matthew 26:41; 1 Corinthians 10:13; 1 John 4:4)

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” – (Matthew 26:41 NIV)

“No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.” – (1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV)

Some days it is easy to dismiss what you read in the Devotional since it doesn’t directly apply to your life at that moment. That is a key point of this Devotional today. Satan is out to get YOU and you will be shocked at how he will try to accomplish that, and even more shocked when you wake up one morning and find yourself in one of his traps that you never dreamed you would be in.

Every day I read emails from people that start out, “I can’t believe I am in this situation.” Sin is so subtle, can start out so innocently. I don’t know how many people we deal with each day who became addicted to pain killers after using them legally under the supervision of a doctor. We deal daily with people who let a few glasses of wine with dinner enslave them to alcohol. Often I hear from dear people who went to play the slot machines at a local casino for a night of “fun,” and have now destroyed their finances due to gambling.

Over and over I hear of work friendships that turn into adulterous affairs. Sadly, I deal too often with pastors and men and women in the ministry who allowed themselves to get too close, too emotionally involved in the life of someone of the opposite sex, and it ended up destroying their marriage and their work for God.

Please hear me today when I tell you to NEVER, EVER, think you are above falling into any type of sin. Just because you may not have a propensity towards drugs and could never see yourself in that bondage, doesn’t mean one day you won’t. Just because you don’t have a propensity to drink and could never see yourself bound by alcohol, doesn’t mean one day you won’t. Just because you love your wife or husband and could never imagine in your wildest dreams having an affair, doesn’t mean one day you won’t.

The point is, NEVER, EVER feel you are above any sin, because you are not. In most cases, it is those areas of your life that you feel you are the strongest where you are most likely to fall!

Perhaps quicksand is the best example of what it is like to be in one of satan’s traps. You sink, slowly to your death in quicksand. If you try to get out by yourself, it only pulls you in deeper. That is exactly what it is like when you wake up one morning and find yourself in sin. For some of you, your quicksand may be drugs, alcohol, gambling, shopping, food, or any of a number of other addictions. For others, your quicksand may be a sexual sin. For still others, your quicksand may be greed and the lust of things this world has to offer. Regardless of what your quicksand may be, the question now is how do you get out?

The first step is to realize that you are in a situation that on your own you can’t get out of. If you were strong enough to get out, you wouldn’t have fallen into this trap in the first place. So now is the time you have to humble yourself before the Lord and come to Him for help. That begins with repentance and asking the Lord to forgive you. I’m not talking about that “I’m sorry I got caught” type of repentance either. But having a real, broken and contrite heart for sinning against the Lord and seeking His forgiveness for your sins. He knows your heart and He knows if you are sincere or just trying to use Him to get out of the trouble you are in.

The second step is to fully surrender yourself to the Lord and submit yourself to whatever His plan is for getting you out of the quicksand. We all want God to come swinging down out of the trees like Tarzan in the movies, grabbing our outstretched hand and pull us out of the quicksand, placing us on solid land. He may do it that way too. He also may take us out the slow way as well. We may have to stay in that quicksand for a while, simply being sustained by His grace and mercy. You are in no position to tell God how to rescue you, just be thankful that if you surrender to Him, He will.

Never forget that there are ALWAYS consequences for our actions. Once we are out of the quicksand, it is very possible that we will have to deal with the consequences of our choice to rebel against the Lord. The key is, Christ is our ONLY hope to get out of the quicksand and to eventually get our lives back on track where they need to be. We must surrender ourselves completely to Him and know that it will only be His grace and mercy that will see us through whatever we have to face in that process.

The third step is that time of restoration. After we have fallen, been rescued, we now need to have our relationship with the Lord restored. No doubt one of the greatest examples of this process is Peter being restored by our Lord after he denied Jesus on the night He was taken in the Garden of Gethsemane. (Note: Peter is a perfect example of a man who fell into a sin he would have never expected to. Denying Christ is probably the last sin Peter ever expected to commit, proving my earlier point how we are immune to NO sin.)

The restoration of Peter is a powerful and encouraging message that even if you have failed the Lord, sinned against Him, He is ready to forgive you and restore you to fellowship. The Peter we read about in the Book of Acts after being restored by Jesus, is a powerful and bold man of faith who helped to lead the early church.

I love you and care about you so much. I realize that the Devotional today is not easy to read. I realize that it has caused many of you to literally break down in tears as you were reading these words, knowing that God Himself was speaking to you. Listen my friend, He loves you! He loves you more than you will ever know. God is there to try and protect you from satan and his traps. But you do have free will, and in exercising your free will you can choose to obey the Lord or rebel against Him.

Satan does not play by any rules and is out to destroy you. He will use whatever tricks and traps he can to accomplish that. That is why as I stated yesterday you must stay close to the Lord each day thru the Word and prayer, stay busy, especially finding ways to serve the Lord so that you aren’t as likely to dwell on your flesh and the allure of this world. The message today is that you are not above ANY type of sin, so you must always be on guard and don’t ever think you are immune from being tempted by the evil one.

We all sin, we all fail God at times. The key is if you wake up one morning and find yourself in the quicksand, realize you can’t get out without the Lord’s help. Humble yourself before Him and submit to His plan in getting you out. Lastly, allow Jesus to restore you to fellowship. Failure does not mean you are finished. Often your greatest works for the Lord come AFTER you have failed and have been restored to His fellowship.

Satan is out to get YOU. However, I want to leave you today with that powerful promise we have in God’s word, “You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.” – (1 John 4:4 NIV)

I NEED YOUR HELP TODAY! PLEASE PRAY ABOUT SENDING A GIFT TO LIVEPRAYER TODAY!

***As we head into the last few days of the month, we still need $20,000 to cover the balance of this months operational budget. Also, we have received 8 of the 100 $5,000 units we need to meet the start-up costs of the new “9-11 Christian Center at Ground Zero.” Please pray today about making a special gift to help me cover our November budget, and for those God has blessed, pray about taking one or more of these last 92 units for this project that is not only going to see many souls won to Christ, but help turn this nation back to God and His Truth! Don’t forget, for every $5k unit, we will have a special plaque in the lobby of our new center at ground zero with engraved leaves dedicated to the one you love and care about.

To make a special gift to Liveprayer or the 9-11 Christian Center at Ground Zero, you can send your gift to Liveprayer on your major credit card at our website http://www.liveprayer.com under the “Donation” button, or you can give from your PayPal account by using my email address, bkeller@liveprayer.com , or you can mail it to: Liveprayer, 6660 46th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33709. One the credit card or PayPal form after your name simply mark (9-11). Also, in the notes section of your check mark (9-11). This will insure all of the gifts towards this special projects go to that cause. All gifts to Liveprayer are 100% tax deductible.

—>I really need several people who have the ability to help me today. If you can overnight or wire to our bank $5,000 or more, please contact me for the instructions at: bkeller@liveprayer.com

In His love and service,
Your friend and brother in Christ,
Bill Keller

(C)opryright 2010, Live Prayer Church, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Don’t Push God’s Grace

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(Acts 5:1-11)

Don’t push God’s grace. I have heard many wonderful messages on “the God of the second chance”. I have to admit that in my life, it has been the God of the “I can’t count that high” chances. I have been guilty in my life of rolling the dice and counting on God’s grace to be there. Let me share something with you today that you MUST listen to. There is NO PLACE in the bible that promises you a second chance.

The messages on “the God of the second chance” are testimonies….NOT Biblical promises. Again, there is NO PLACE in the Bible where God promises you a second chance. However I do believe, that as long as you have breath, you can receive God’s grace. That is where you are playing spiritual roulette. The Bible does tell us that tomorrow is not guaranteed to any of us. Read today’s Scripture about Ananias and Sapphira.

The point of today’s Devotional is as a warning, a wake-up call to those who are living in rebellion to God’s will and plan for their life. Those who are betting that they can enjoy the fruits of sin and at some point “get right” with God…that may work…you may get lucky. But are you willing to bet eternity on a few moments of pleasure? Let me tell you the other fallacy in that thinking.

Once you are involved in sinful activities, it becomes like quicksand. You may want out, but at some point you realize that you can’t get out. Sin lures you in, like the Venus flytrap, and all of the sudden you can’t escape. You stop praying, you stop reading the Bible, you stop going to church, and you turn off any message of God. It becomes a slippery slope and each day you fall farther, making it harder to escape. I am speaking to many of you today, and you know who you are.

The answer? God sends His Word to you at various times to help you escape. He loves you! He has a perfect plan for your life. This message today is one of those times that God is speaking directly to your heart. This is not an accident that you are reading this today. The answer? Run from your sin and run to God before it is too late. The story of Ananias and Sapphira is NOT a work of fiction.

It happened. These were real people. They tempted God, pushed His grace, and lost! God is giving you an opportunity today to turn away from your sin. He will help you. He will strengthen you. Don’t miss this chance, because THERE IS NO GUARANTEE YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER ONE.

I love you and care about you. These are tough words because I know so many are hurting and in the midst of great turmoil. However, I have to be honest with you, because you need someone to tell it like it is. You can count on my prayers, and if I can help in any way, don’t hesitate to contact me.

The most important question to ask yourself is this. am I really happy with my life, living in rebellion to God? If the answer is no, then find a quiet place right now, and simply ask God to forgive you, repent of your sins, and ask Him to help you come back to Him. He is extending His grace to you today. Don’t take that grace for granted.

***As we head into the last few days of the month, we still need $20,000 to cover the balance of this months operational budget. Also, we have received 8 of the 100 $5,000 units we need to meet the start-up costs of the new “9-11 Christian Center at Ground Zero.” Please pray today about making a special gift to help me cover our November budget, and for those God has blessed, pray about taking one or more of these last 92 units for this project that is not only going to see many souls won to Christ, but help turn this nation back to God and His Truth! Don’t forget, for every $5k unit, we will have a special plaque in the lobby of our new center at ground zero with engraved leaves dedicated to the one you love and care about.

To make a special gift to Liveprayer or the 9-11 Christian Center at Ground Zero, you can send your gift to Liveprayer on your major credit card at our website http://www.liveprayer.com under the “Donation” button, or you can give from your PayPal account by using my email address, bkeller@liveprayer.com , or you can mail it to: Liveprayer, 6660 46th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33709. One the credit card or PayPal form after your name simply mark (9-11). Also, in the notes section of your check mark (9-11). This will insure all of the gifts towards this special projects go to that cause. All gifts to Liveprayer are 100% tax deductible.

—>I really need several people who have the ability to help me today. If you can overnight or wire to our bank $5,000 or more, please contact me for the instructions at: bkeller@liveprayer.com

In His love and service,
Your friend and brother in Christ,
Bill Keller

(C)opryright 2010, Live Prayer Church, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Tyler Clementi is the Rutgers Student who Committed Suicide after a Video of Him was Made Public

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(1 Thessalonians 4:3; Romans 1:18-32; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11)

***PARENTS: THE HOMOSEXUAL COMMUNITY IS USING THE SCHOOLS TO CRAM THEIR DEVIANT CHOICE OF SEX DOWN THE THROATS OF YOUR CHILDREN! IN THE YEAR 2010 YOU CAN’T PRAY IN SCHOOL, YOU CAN’T READ THE BIBLE IN SCHOOL, BUT YOU CAN INDOCTRINATE THE IMPRESSIONABLE YOUNG MINDS OF YOUR CHILDREN THAT HOMOSEXUALITY IS AN ACCEPTABLE AND EVEN DESIROUS CHOICE OF SEX.

Tyler Clementi is the Rutgers student who committed suicide after a video of him engaging in homosexual acts was made public. Clementi has become the new poster boy for the radical homosexual movement which has been using his suicide to further their goal of making homosexuality mainstream. The homosexual lobby is blaming people like myself for Clementi’s death, saying that by denouncing homosexuality as a sin, it creates an atmosphere for people to bully those who choose to commit homosexual acts and puts the lives of those who choose to engage in this type of sinful activity at risk.

WRONG! It is not those who call the sin of homosexuality what God calls it, sin, who are responsible for Clementi’s death, but if there is any blame outside of Clementi who made the CHOICE to engage in homosexual acts and the CHOICE to take his own life, that blame is on the homosexual community for promoting their unhealthy, unnatural, and perverted lifestyle on children. It is disgusting that they have for decades targeted children as young as elementary school in order to brainwash them that there is nothing wrong with this sexual choice.

On the Liveprayer TV program, I often get calls from viewers who start out by saying, “I am a homosexual.” Whenever that happens, I immediately jump in before I allow them to continue to correct them. I point out the fact that there is no such thing as a homosexual, only a homosexual act. There are people who CHOOSE to have sex with people of the same sex, but that is a sexual act, not who a person is. I have to admit, the saddest calls like this are from young men and women, clearly in their teens, calling up and claiming to be “gay” or “lesbian.” These young adults have as much business engaging in any sexual activity as they do performing brain surgery!!!

Today, I want to expose this orchestrated plan by the homosexual community to brainwash your children that this sin is a perfectly acceptable choice and to warn those who are not aware to what extent the pro-homosexual agenda is being fulfilled, while hopefully wake up the bloated, weak, and apathetic church that has to bear much of the responsibility for the moral decay of our culture. The goal of those who have chosen the homosexual lifestyle is to justify their sinful choice that is inherently destructive both to society and themselves. They are trying to force society to validate legally and ethically their choice of sexual behavior and relationships, and to enact laws that allow them to promote this sinful choice to our children as normal, even desirable behavior.

That is what is most upsetting to me. Whether you understand it or not, YOUR children are being targeted by the pro-homosexual community to indoctrinate them almost from birth that this choice of sexual relationship is normal, acceptable, and desirable. They have done this through infiltrating the school curriculum with pro-homosexual material, they have done this through the 3,000+ “gay clubs” in schools all over the nation, and they have masterfully used the media (TV, movies, Internet, music) to, day after day after day tell the world there is nothing wrong with this choice of sexuality.

It is very disturbing to hear a 14-year-old boy, a 15-year-old girl claiming to be gay or lesbian. When pressed if they were actually having sex they usually say no. The fact is, a 14-year-old boy or a 15-year-old girl are no more gay or lesbian than I am a giraffe! Just because I call myself a giraffe doesn’t make me one. They have simply bought into the “gay lie” that is being promoted by the pro-homosexual community and told loud enough, often enough in our society that these CHILDREN have this warped idea they are something other than how God created them. GOD DID NOT CREATE MEN TO HAVE SEX WITH MEN, OR WOMEN TO HAVE SEX WITH WOMEN! Those who do are committing unnatural acts in complete rebellion to God.

Let me say right up front, sin is sin in God’s eyes. No sin is greater than another. The sin of homosexuality is no more, or no less a sin than murder, adultery, stealing, lying, gossiping, or gluttony. THE REASON THIS SIN IS BEING SINGLED OUT AND ADDRESSED IS BECAUSE THOSE WHO COMMIT IT, ARE PROUD OF THEIR SIN AND PROMOTE IT AS AN ACCEPTABLE LIFESTYLE!

People who commit adultery do NOT have parades to celebrate their sin. People who commit murder do NOT have political action committees to make murder legal and socially acceptable. People who steal do not have high school clubs and try to teach children that stealing is acceptable behavior. Homosexuality is a SIN in the eyes of God and is something to be ashamed of, NOT proud of.

Theologically this is not even a debatable issue. All through the Bible, from the Old Testament through the New, homosexuality is defined by God as a sin, PERIOD. God calls it an ABOMINATION! I have heard the tortured theological arguments homosexuals have made, but there is absolutely NO WAY to change the fact this act is a sin. Just because there is now a homosexual version of the Bible where they have literally changed the passages that call this act a sin, that does NOT change God’s inspired, inerrant Word.

Just because there is a fast growing homosexual denomination, the Metropolitan Community of Churches, that does NOT change the fact God calls this act a sin. I can guarantee you if I started a church that taught adultery was acceptable and wonderful behavior, I could fill stadiums on Sunday morning! THERE IS NOTHING THAT CAN CHANGE THE FACT GOD CALLS HOMOSEXUALITY A SIN!!!

The two greatest lies the pro-homosexual community has put out are that 1) homosexuality is something that you are “born with,” 2) 10% or more in our society are homosexual. First, modern science has CLEARLY rejected and been unable to prove that ANYONE is “born gay.” IT IS A CHOICE!!!! GOD DID NOT MAKE ANYONE “GAY!” PEOPLE CHOOSE TO ENGAGE IN HOMOSEXUAL BEHAVIOR!!!! LIKE ALL SIN, ONCE YOU DO IT LONG ENOUGH, IT MAY SEEM ‘NATURAL’, BUT IT IS STILL A CHOICE THAT YOU MAKE. The “struggle” people who choose this sin speak of is the same “struggle” we all have, to obey God or to sin! Also, all legitimate studies done by the non-homosexual community clearly show that less then 1% of the population EVER engage in this type of sexual sin.

A foolish argument from those who choose this sin is that “why would anyone choose something that brought them ridicule, condemnation, and the hatred of so many?” People make that choice every day! I deal daily with men and women who CHOOSE to commit adultery and destroy their marriage, lose the love and respect of their children, in many cases ruin their career. People who choose sin choose to deal with the consequences of their sin.

Of course, anyone who dares to speak up on this issue is labeled as “intolerant” and a “homophobe.” I find it amusing that Dr. Laura, who correctly pointed out that homosexuality is a deviant lifestyle, had her television program targeted and eventually taken off the air by the homosexual community. So this group that calls for tolerance by others, is very INTOLERANT when someone opposes their views. They also use the word “homophobe” to intimidate people from speaking out against their sexual choice.

It upsets the pro-homosexual community that the Liveprayer TV program is on the Internet, specifically so nobody can tell me what I can and cannot say. So they have no way to silence me other than to try and intimidate me. I CANNOT BE SILENT ON THIS ISSUE BECAUSE IT IS NOT ONLY A BONDAGE MANY MEN AND WOMEN NEED TO BE SET FREE FROM, BUT IT IS HELPING TO DESTROY THE LIVES OF YOUR CHILDREN!

I love you and care about you so much. Every parent needs to be aware that your sons and daughters are being taught engaging in sex with a person of the same-sex is the “in thing.” Lastly, you better be VERY AWARE of what is on television, in music, and out in the culture that is constantly sending the message to your children that homosexuality is a normal and acceptable CHOICE!

The church better wake up and realize that while they have been building great buildings and getting fat, satan has been busy using the sin of homosexuality to destroy the lives of our children. As much of an abomination as homosexual churches are, equally as abominable to God are regular churches that accept homosexuality as a normal lifestyle!

We live in a free society. If people who have chosen to engage in homosexual activity want to have their own schools, their own churches, their own television network, they have every right to. It is about time the church wakes up and realizes that those who promote this sin are bold and are stopping at NOTHING to get their message out to the masses, and targeting the children!

THAT is why I am always talking about how the church, those who know Christ as their Savior, have got to quit preaching to the choir and start taking the hope and love of Christ to the world at large. As those who follow Christ, we also have a responsibility to pray for those who are in this bondage, for God to open their hearts to the truth of His Word, and to turn from their sin. Only God can change hearts, and for those who are in bondage to the sin of homosexuality, we must pray for them to open their hearts and turn from their sin.

Until Jesus returns, we will always have those who choose a perverted form of sex with those of their own gender, just like we will always have those who choose to pervert sex by having it outside of the bonds of marriage. While we can never accept their choice since it is clearly against God’s Word, we must pray for them, just like we must pray for everyone who is battling sin in their life.

For those reading this who are currently fighting homosexuality, let me tell you that God has never stopped loving you, and is simply waiting for you to turn from your sin and come back to Him. We serve a God of deliverance from sin, a God of forgiveness, and a God of restoration. Millions have turned from the sin of homosexuality and found complete restoration and fulfillment in living a life according to God’s plan. What He did for someone else, He can do for you! I pray today that you hear these words, and choose to find freedom from your sin today. That freedom is only a prayer away!

In His love and service,
Your friend and brother in Christ,
Bill Keller

(C)opryright 2010, Live Prayer Church, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Hearing What God has to Say Can be One of the Most Difficult Things We Do Each Day

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(Ecclesiastes 5:1)

Hearing what God Has to Say can be One of the Most Difficult Things we do Each Day In some cases, we “just know” and in others we just aren’t really sure. When we “just know,” we need to boldly move ahead. When we aren’t really sure, we need to be patient, because He will always send us confirmation.

When God gave me the vision for Liveprayer.com over 11 years ago, it was one of those “just know” messages. Having enjoyed great success over many years prior to starting Liveprayer.com, my life and ministry was going very well. But despite things going so smooth, I knew deep down I was on cruise control and God wanted more from my life.
I have to be honest with you and share that I originally put God on hold about Liveprayer.com. After doing the initial research, doing what God was asking me to do was going to require several hundred thousand dollars to launch and sustain AND a huge commitment of my time. For both reasons, I started to find excuses not to move forward.

Then one night, I was reading about Jesus calling His disciples from their lives to follow Him. The Holy Spirit told me that what I was reading about were the ones that responded to the call. What was NOT in the Bible were the ones who did not answer the call to follow Jesus. No doubt there were some who Jesus called who did not respond just like the rich young ruler in Matthew 19 who “went away sorrowful” because he did not want to pay the cost of discipleship. Talk about missing the opportunity of a lifetime.

Under great conviction, I asked God to forgive me, and quickly turned my entire focus to preparing and launching Liveprayer.com to reach people on the Internet for God. When I signed on the website on August 30, 1999 at noon EDT, Liveprayer. com was the only nonadult website, and still is today, to literally broadcast LIVE video 24/7 over the Internet.

In just over 11 years, we have had tens of millions of visitors to the website from around the world, have prayed over and responded to just over 70 million prayer requests, and now send the Daily Devotional to over 2.4 million email accounts worldwideeach morning. More important, we know of at least 500,000 people that have professed Jesus Christ as their personal savior and have seen countless miracles in people’s marriages, health, and finances. God is still in the miracle business in the year 2010!

I love you and care about you so much. I share this to encourage you today, that when God is speaking to you-LISTEN and OBEY. It is unlimited what He can do with a life totally yielded to Him. He took a few totally sold-out men after the death and resurrection of Jesus, and not only turned the world of that day upside down, but changed the course of human history forever as untold millions, maybe even billions have come to know Jesus Christ as their personal savior because of their obedience.

Remember, God uses our obedience and faithfulness to accomplish His plan and purpose, and nothing we do for Him is in vain, though we will never fully see the fruits of our labors!!!

In His love and service,
Your friend and brother in Christ,
Bill Keller

(C)opryright 2010, Live Prayer Church, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

One of the Lessons I Learned from a Wise Old Preacher was that You Can Only Control What You can Control Yourself

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(Deuteronomy 28:22)

One of the first lessons I learned in the early days of ministry from a wise old preacher was that you can only control what you can control yourself! One of the issues dominating the news over the last few weeks has been the growing tensions between India and Pakistan, made all the more serious because both countries possess nuclear weapons.

Should they decide to use their nuclear arsenal, estimates have ranged from 3 million to 20 million would be immediately killed, and the fallout would be felt in every corner of the world, including here in the United States. It is a VERY serious issue and one that we all need to be praying about. Pray above all that the leadership of these nations will find a peaceful solution to their issues without resorting to using their nuclear weapons.

However, the reality of the world that we live in is this. One day, some nation WILL use a nuclear weapon. One day, there will be a full-scale nuclear war that will change the lives of every person who is living. One day, nation will fight nation and this world as we know it will cease to exist. I say this without hesitation because I have read the Book of Revelation, and while the particular details may not be fully known, the worldwide destruction that will take place is clearly laid out in God’s Word.

So how are you and I supposed to deal with what is happening in India and Pakistan today? How are you and I supposed to deal with the inevitable fate of this world that we live in? The Bible is quite clear. Only God knows for sure when these end-time events will unfold. It may be in the next hour, the next week, the next month, the next year, or in the next 100 years. ONLY GOD KNOWS!

Our responsibility is not to try and read the tea leaves of international events and try to fit them into Bible prophecy, but to live our lives each day for Him. God is VERY explicit in His Word that tomorrow is promised to NOBODY! Our job is to treat each day as the gift from God that it is and do our best to serve Him and glorify Him.

WE CANNOT CONTROL THE ACTIONS OF OTHERS, BUT WE CAN CONTROL OUR OWN ACTIONS. GOD WILL NOT HOLD US RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT OTHERS CHOOSE TO DO, BUT WHAT WE CHOOSE TO DO!

Even though God originally created man to live forever, we destroyed that by our sin. Now death is part of the human experience. Because God so loved us, He has made a way for us to live eternally with Him through Jesus Christ. This time here on earth is but a brief journey. Our ultimate purpose is to serve Him and glorify Him with our lives. Regardless if we live only 20 years, 30 years, 60 years, or 100 years, the time here is brief. So it must be our number one priority each day to walk with the Lord and serve Him the best that we can.

I love you so much and care about you. While we must pray for the leaders of our nation, we also must pray for those in leadership in nations all over the world. What they do can have a dramatic impact on our lives. But most of all, we must never lose sight of how precious this life is and how quickly it will be over. God will open up avenues of service for each of us. We must be serious about serving the Lord each day, since God can use your life to bless others. YOU become an instrument in His hands to reach others with the love and hope of Jesus Christ.

GET SERIOUS TODAY ABOUT MAKING EACH DAY OF YOUR LIFE COUNT FOR GOD, SINCE WE NEVER KNOW WHEN IT WILL BE OUR LAST!

In closing, there are literally hundreds of millions of people alive today who do not know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Take 5 minutes out of your day today and pray for all of those people to have open hearts to hearing the message of God’s love for them. The greatest way God can use your life is to simply share the love of Jesus Christ with someone who is lost and hurting.

Jesus reached out with love to those He met along His brief journey. Let us each follow HIS example and do the same. One way you can do that is to commit 5 minutes today, and pray for God to open the hearts of all those living today who are lost and without the hope we have in His Son. You can’t control what will ultimately happen in India and Pakistan, but you CAN PRAY!

NEVER FORGET, GOD WILL HAVE THE FINAL WORD!

In His love and service,
Your friend and brother in Christ,
Bill Keller

(C)opryright 2010, Live Prayer Church, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

On This Day We Celebrate as Thanksgiving We have so Much to be Thankful For

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(1 Thessalonians 5:18)

On this day we celebrate as Thanksgiving, we have so much to be thankful for. I want to point out an aspect of this great verse in Paul’s letter to the church at Thessalonica that is usually overlooked and almost never preached on. While we are so thankful today for all of God’s blessings, this verse requires a great amount of maturity because it says give thanks in ALL things. How quickly we run over those words without ever thinking about the true meaning. In this society where we are so focused on winning, so focused on the positive, so focused on things being in a state of perfection….God tries His best to help us be realistic about this sinful world we live in.

Aside from our own sinfulness, we live in a world that is infested with sin in every nook and cranny of our existence. Jesus, trying to prepare His disciples for the reality of living in this world without Him, trying to make them understand that despite the close intimate relationship they had, told them that in this world they would have problems and things would not always be perfect. This verse tell us that every day we should give thanks in “all” things.

Spiritual maturity comes in when you understand that this verse is actually telling you to give thanks not only for those things you look at as good, but also the bad things that happen to you as well. That is hard for us to understand why we should be thankful for those terrible things that happen to us along life’s journey, but we have no way of knowing the mind of God, we have no way of understanding completely His plan or purpose, we just can’t comprehend all of the things God does in the situations we live through. It is hard to imagine giving thanks for things like marriage problems, divorce, the death of a loved one, financial difficulties, health problems, strife with friends, problems in your local fellowship, difficulties on the job, and any other bad things we experience in life. Hard to imagine.

But when you realize that God is still on the throne, that He is still in control, then you by faith, have to thank Him and trust Him even in those bad situations. He is working on your behalf and will not let you down. As painful as the experience must be, we have to thank Him because He is often perfecting us for work in the future. We give thanks out of obedience, and out of faith that God knows what He is doing in allowing those bad things we live through in our life to occur. Remember a man named Job?

I realize that today would be a great day to just say some warm and fuzzy things to make us feel good. It is a holiday, many are with family. The Christmas season is upon us. We have so much to be thankful for. But the job God gave me was not to give you something each day to just make you feel good, but to challenge you to a closer daily walk and to help you grow spiritually. Many problems that I see each day occur because people have been given too much “feel good” talk, and not adequately prepared for the reality of this life in relationship to their life in Christ. When the storms come, they just aren’t equipped to handle the onslaught.

The one thing that I will never do is hold back, compromise the Word of God, or tell you something just to make you feel good. I will tell you the truth, God’s Truth right from the Bible, in an attempt to help you be prepared for living a victorious and productive life for Christ. In these last days, He needs bold, mature, fearless men and women to do the work necessary here on earth. It is no accident that you are getting these Devotionals, and no accident that you read them. God is speaking to you through these daily writings to sharpen you, prepare you, encourage you to be all He has called you to be.

I love you and care about you so much. I am so grateful for you. Your love and prayers have been an inspiration to me personally and to our people here at Liveprayer.com. We are pressing forward each day. Thank you again for standing with me, for praying, for giving, for helping us add people to our Daily Devotional list and letting others know about Liveprayer.com. My thoughts and prayers are with you this day. I am truly thankful for you. For those traveling, may His mercies be with you as you go to and from your destinations. For those of you going through the fire today, remember…give thanks in ALL things!!!

May you and your family enjoy a most blessed Thanksgiving!!!

In His love and service,

Your friend and brother in Christ,

Bill Keller

(C)opryright 2010, Live Prayer Church, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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